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Posted December 07, 2010 - 07:22 PM

Yep I can see it clearly now :bounce:

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 07:23 PM

That was nice of them. You must be proud to have helped.

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 07:27 PM

That was nice of them. You must be proud to have helped.


I will be till the day I start pushing up daisies!

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 07:31 PM

I just read this for the first time Dan.And let me tell you that thats got to be quite the honor for you.I sure like reading a happy story like this.Makes me glad for you,it's nice to see that sometimes, the little [guy] get's reconition every now and then.IMHO good for you.Larry

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 07:33 PM

That's...WOW! I'm almost speechless! That's a fantastic story Dan. I can only imagine how you must've felt. I'm giddy as a school girl just catching the story second hand! I am very happy for you. The decals look great BTW.

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 08:10 PM

Thats very nice that they recognized you and your knowledge. Frame that puppy up!

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 09:10 PM

That is a very neat story to have been a part of and glad they gave you some well deserved recognition for the hard work you did in reseearching the Bush Hog history and your excellent work on the decals. Let me add my congrats for a job well done! :thumbs::yelclap:

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 09:36 PM

Congratulations indeed! It was my first time seeing this thread as well. VERY impressive. That is a wonderful restoration.
I had never heard of a bush hog garden tractor until I followed some of your restoration threads. What I really find fascinating is the bush hog it pulls. I had always thought one of those would be great.
Thanks for this post and do get that card framed.

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Posted December 07, 2010 - 09:46 PM

Now that those of you who've just seen this thread, you can see what inspired me to go all out on my own D4-10 restoration. I don't have the deep pockets of a major corporation, so mine won't reach the heights their restore did, but I'm doing as best as I can. They say you can't take it with you when you go....but I might take my D4-10 with me! LOL

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Posted December 08, 2010 - 06:40 PM

Daniel, that is probably a once in a life time experence. Wow. So was 68 the first year for the Bush Hog tractors? How many different models did they build?
thanks for sharing your story
Mark

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Posted December 08, 2010 - 07:48 PM

Daniel, that is probably a once in a life time experence. Wow. So was 68 the first year for the Bush Hog tractors? How many different models did they build?
thanks for sharing your story
Mark


If I'm remembering right, they started production in 1962. Lets see if I can name them all, the T-63, V3-6, V4-6, V4-7, D4-7, D4-10, D4-12, HD-12, HW-12, JBI, & JBII. And yes, I'm sure it's my "once-in-a-lifetime" experience. Happy to share it.
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Posted December 09, 2010 - 07:58 AM

Did you see this yet Daniel?
CLICK HERE
It talks about years and models
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Posted December 09, 2010 - 10:08 AM

Hadn't seen that Brian! One thing on the models it mentions, as in the VE4-7....never seen one marked that way, with the "E". My V4-6 has no letter designation other than the "V" for variable.

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Posted December 09, 2010 - 10:38 AM

Thanks for the link Brian, That is a neat part of history there.




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